The Traverse City Econo Lodge has been partnering with the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association for the last three years to offer great lodging packages for the various LPVA wine tour events. We are again offering lodging and wine tour packages for the Sip and Savor wine tour taking place the first weekend in May. But you don’t have to wait until then to get a taste of the great wines and ciders available on the Leelanau Peninsula. The LPVA has announced a NEW, FREE wine tour event to help you shake the winter blues. With the event being free, the Traverse City Econo Lodge is not offering lodging packages, but we’ll still provide you with Traverse City lodging in a clean, comfortable room at an affordable rate. This new event, dubbed Sips, Chips & Dips takes place Saturday, March 29, 2014 from noon until 5 pm. Participating wineries will offer snack and wine pairings free for the taking. For example, Forty-Five North will be serving their Semi-Dry Riesling with a creamy jalapeno ranch dip and tortilla chips, while Gill’s Pier offers an artichoke dip and pita with their 2011 Royce. Go to www.lpwines.com for a complete list of the pairings.
The LPVA also has two opportunities for Small Plates events, the first being April 25 and then again May 30. Not to be outdone, the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula will be having their annual Blossom Day event on May 17 and Divas Uncorked returns June 13, 2014.
The Traverse City Econo Lodge wants to be your Traverse City lodging location for these great events. Call 231-943-3040 for reservations.